Graduate Snapshot - History
Description of Program:
The graduate program in history serves multiple audiences. Since historians today practice their discipline in a variety of careers, we offer a concentration in local/regional/public history. The concentration exposes students to the broad range of skills and issues associated with public history while providing them with a solid advanced background in history. Students also augment their academic training through internships in a range of public history settings including museums, archives, government agencies, libraries, historic preservation organizations, businesses, contract history firms, cultural resource management firms and historic sites.
Degrees Offered: Master of Arts in History (M.A.)
Concentration: Local/Regional/Public History, United States History, World History
Program Website: http://www.jmu.edu/history
Catalog Website: http://www.jmu.edu/gradcatalog/12/programs/history.html